Faculty Position for School of Physical Therapy and Program Director

William Carey University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Job Summary

The Program Director is responsible for the vision, leadership, and administration of the educational, research, and service aspects of the Physical Therapy program, including evaluation and development of faculty and staff, fiscal planning, and strategic planning and goal setting for the program in congruence with the strategic plans of the College of Health Sciences, and the University.

William Carey University encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Maintain compliance with all CAPTE program standards, reporting requirements, fee payments, and public notices of accreditation status as required

· Oversee daily operations of the physical therapy program, including faculty teaching loads and class schedules

· Recruitment of qualified PT faculty

· Maintaining qualified faculty through promotion of excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, service, and leadership in collaboration with university leadership

· Supervision, mentoring, and evaluation of DPT Program faculty

· Oversee the development and implementation of an annual student recruitment plan

· Oversee student admission, remediation, and progression

· Maintain open communication within the organizational structure.

· Promote alumni engagement

· Managing DPT Program budget

· Engage in grant writing as needed

· Prepare program reports as required in a timely manner

· Provide oversight for development and maintenance of clinical partnerships

· Teaching within the DPT Program to meet contractual requirements

· Ongoing strategic and long-term program planning for the PT department

· Oversee assessment, evaluation, and revision of current DPT program to maintain currency with professional practice and educational standards.

· Monitor national and regional trends in physical therapy education and recommend the development of new programs and tracks aligning with industry standards

· Serving as a professional and academic role model for students, faculty, and staff

· Participation on University committees as assigned

· Participation in university events

· Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

· Earned terminal doctorate degree (PhD, DSc, EdD)

· Unencumbered license as physical therapist in Mississippi

· Minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum of three years of full-time experience as a core faculty member in a CAPTE accredited entry-level physical therapist education program

· Experience in contemporary clinical practice

Preferred Qualifications

· Previous experience as a physical therapy program director

· Experience in CAPTE accreditation to include applying CAPTE accreditation standards, accreditation compliance, implementation, data collection, synthesis, and reporting; self-study preparation

· Experience in curriculum design and evaluation

· Experience in program evaluation

· Established and on-going scholarly activity, research agenda, grant authorship, and peer-reviewed publications

· Evidence of leadership roles within the profession

· Evidence of service to underserved populations

Physical Demands

· Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting, and to use standard office equipment including a computer

· Must have vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

· Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time

· Must be able to maintain office hours and perform duties in an on-campus setting

· Must be able to travel to other campuses as required

Required Application Documents

Please upload the following documents with your application:

  • Resume/Vitae
  • Cover Letter
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